GOTO Amsterdam (June 17-19, 2015) is a vendor independent international software development conference with more that 50 top speakers and 500 attendees. The conference covers topics such as AngularJS, Disruption, Docker, Drones, Elasticsearch, Hadoop, Microservices & Scrum.

Jan Møller, CTO at Chainalysis & Expert on Bitcoin

Jan Møller

Biography: Jan Møller

Jan Møller is the CTO and co-founder of Chainalysis, a company that specialises in advanced blockchain analysis.

With a background in computer science, cryptography, and large scale distributed systems Bitcoin was simply too interesting to let go. Jan discovered Bitcoin in early 2011 and fell down the rabbit hole. Since then Jan has been an active contributor in the Bitcoin scene and has published several popular Bitcoin apps including the Mycelium Bitcoin Wallet.

Jan has been developing professional software for more than 2 decades, and has over the years been tech lead on numerous projects based on cryptography running in high security and heavily controlled environments in the financial sector. In recent years Jan has been working on x86 virtualization at VMware. As of 2012 he has replaced virtual machines with virtual coins.

Twitter: @jan_moller

Presentation: How the Bitcoin Protocol Actually Works

Track: Disruption / Time: Friday 10:20 - 11:10 / Location: Administratiezaal

A solution to a problem that by many scientists was believed impossible to solve was proposed in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto. Since then the Bitcoin network has grown to be the biggest distributed computer in existence.

In this talk I will explain how Bitcoin works at a technical level and discuss other possible applications of 100% decentralized networks.